Alvaro Fernandez

Alvaro Fernandez
CEO & Co-Founder, SharpBrains


Alvaro Fernandez is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SharpBrains, a market research and advisory services firm that covers applications of cognitive neuroscience. Alvaro has been quoted by the New York Times, Reuters, Associated Press, Venture Capital Journal, and more, and blogs for the Huffington Post. Alvaro holds an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University, and has been appointed by the World Economic Forum to the Global Agenda Council on the Challenges of Gerontology.


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David Pescovitz (, Institute for the Future, MAKE:), Daniel Marcus (Washington University School of Medicine), Alvaro Fernandez (SharpBrains), Timo Hannay (Macmillan Publishers Ltd.)
How will advances in science and technology enable our brains' hardware and software to be reverse-engineered, reconfigured, and, eventually, upgraded? Several provocative panelists weigh in on the future of mind hacking. Read more.

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